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Warwick’s Line Valley – Juliet Coombe enjoys the Meena Amma’s Line experience

Warwick’s Line Valley – Juliet Coombe enjoys the Meena Amma’s Line experience

By Juliet Coombe

Meena Amma is Warwick and her love of the area is infectious, as is her sizzling traditional cooking class that we decide to join in doing at her lovely Line home. We are welcomed in with Wannakkam, ‘may you be blessed with a long life’, and a ...

Calling all virgins – it’s time for White Tea

Calling all virgins – it’s time for White Tea

By Juliet Coombe

Sri Lanka is world famous for its teas and Jetwing Hotel group prides itself on serving the best high teas around the island in exceptionally beautiful locations from Bawesque settings to classic colonial gardens like Jetwing St. Andrews. Now they wi...

Tea, the star of Sri Lanka

Tea, the star of Sri Lanka

By Royston Ellis

Tea is the second most popular beverage in the world and the best tea comes from Sri Lanka. Unfortunately, most people in a hurry only know tea as the liquid resulting from dangling a tea bag on a string in a cup of hot water for a few minutes, then ...

One man at one – Jetwing Warwick Gardens

One man at one – Jetwing Warwick Gardens

By Juliet Coombe

As you walk round the garden in front of Jetwing Warwick Garden House for the first time, like many others before and after, you will be first struck with the indescribably beautiful view of the surrounding country and distant high hills, with the en...

Wangedi Pekoe – Long live the village cuppa or Juliet goes Wangedi

Wangedi Pekoe – Long live the village cuppa or Juliet goes Wangedi

By Juliet Coombe

You have heard of white tea, green and BOP and OP, but if you really want the true Sri Lankan village experience then head to Jetwing Warwick Gardens where Wangedi Pekoe is the best way to start your day at the bungalow. Wangedi always brings a spark...